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Memorable Manitobans: Stanley “Stan” Sokalski (1931-2018)


Born at Broadview, Saskatchewan on 30 July 1931, son of Frank and Jessie Sokalski, he attended Elkhorn School and the Manitoba Normal School then taught at Buckingham School (?-?) and Ross School (1955-1956) before moving to St. James. He taught and was the Principal at Beaumont School (1957-1960) and was a machine operator for Blackwood’s Beverages and the City of Winnipeg. He retired in 1991. He died at Winnipeg on 25 October 2018, leaving a wife and two children.


Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 30 October 2018.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 2 May 2020

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